|Adult ADHD Home||Succeed at Work||ADHD Self Test|
|Love & Friendships||Manage Time & Money||ADHD Adult Blogs|
|The Organized Life||Stress, Sleep, Health||Adult Support Groups|
|Apps & Gadgets||Inspirational Stories||Expert Answers|
|ADHD Parenting Home||Schedules & Time||Sample Routines|
|Discipline & Behavior||Teens & Young Adults||Parent Support Group|
|ADHD Parenting Skills||Nutrition & Diet||Parenting Blogs|
|Friendships & Social Skills||Sports & Hobbies||Summer & Camps|
|ADHD Treatment Home||ADHD Medications||Medication Reviews||Adderall|
|Treating Your Child||Nutrition & Diet||Fish Oil Printable||Daytrana|
|Expert Q&As||Non-Medical Treatment||Find Professionals||Strattera|
|Behavior Therapy||Brain Training||Quillivant XR||Vyvanse|
|ADHD/LD School Home||High School & College||Accommodations|
|IEPs & 504s||ADHD Study Skills||ADHD School Guide|
|Working with School||School Organization Help||College Survival Guide|
|Social Skills at School||For Teachers Only||Is it LD? A Self Test|
|ADHD Diagnosis Home||ADHD & Women||Is it ADHD? Self Tests|
|Getting a Diagnosis||Is it a Related Condition?||Medical Q&As|
|ADHD Symptoms||Post Diagnosis Next Steps||Myths & Realities|
|Is it Learning Disabilities?||ADHD Treatment||ADHD Support Groups|
|Tools and Checklists|
|ADHD Topics A-Z|
|Share Your Story|
|Give a Gift|
|Buy Back Issues|
Sound off about the ways the world gets ADHD wrong—and why it should wake up and smell the reality.
posted: Tuesday December 17th - 9:52am
The Media: Getting a Lot Wrong about ADHD — Again
A new front-page article about attention deficit in the New York Times is inaccurate in places, outdated in others, and unnecessarily frightening to many people.
The front page of the New York Times on Sunday, December 15, 2013, featured an article, “The Selling of Attention Deficit Disorder,” by Alan Schwarz. It says that the number of diagnoses of ADD soared amid a 20-year drug marketing campaign. This lengthy article says that “classic ADHD,” historically estimated to affect 5% of children, is a legitimate disability that impedes success at school, work, and...
Continue Reading »
posted: Monday October 21st - 9:35am
More Diagnosis Means More Treatment — and a Greater Chance for Success
A new article in the ~New York Times~ yesterday decries the fact that ADHD diagnoses and treatment are increasing. The author couldn’t be happier. Managing ADHD at an early stage can propel students to success at school and in life.
The article from that ran in the New York Times this past Sunday, entitled "The Not-So-Hidden Cause Behind the ADHD Epidemic," by Maggie Koerth-Baker, continues the pattern of the newspaper to look at mental health developments in general, and ADHD in specific, from a conspiracy theory point of view. The article notes the fact that the rate of diagnosis and treatment have been steadily rising in little...
Continue Reading »
posted: Wednesday October 2nd - 10:15am
Danger: Distraction Ahead
The last thing I need when I’m behind the wheel is to hear a strange, unexpected beep from my iPhone. How about you?
posted: Thursday June 6th - 7:30pm
“Teacher, I Need Your Help”
What ADHD students wish their teachers knew.
posted: Wednesday May 1st - 10:07am
Speak Up for Kids — and Promote Mental Health
The annual Speak Up for Kids campaign will kick off and run through May. ADDitude wants to pass the word, and hopes that you will do the same.
posted: Thursday April 25th - 4:46pm
What Kids Need When Classmates Reject Them
Parents can save the day for their ADHD child with these hopeful, helpful strategies for finding enduring friendships.
posted: Thursday October 18th - 5:04pm
I’ve Got a Few Things to Say to ADHD Doubters
A specialist in attention deficit takes on — and corrects — the "facts" about ADHD.
posted: Friday October 12th - 4:54pm« Speak Up, Please
ADHD: Misunderstood Again?!
This New York Times article just doesn't get ADHD. ADDitude responds to media misconceptions about attention deficit.
« All Blogs